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March 14, 1989 | From Reuters
James D. Wolfensohn Inc., the investment bank that landed former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul A. Volcker as a consultant when he left the Fed, said Monday that it has joined with another powerful partner, Japan's Fuji Bank, to advise Japanese and U.S. companies on mergers. The new firm, Fuji-Wolfensohn International, will be a joint venture launched with initial investment capital of $55 million, $52.5 million of it from Fuji, the world's second-largest bank with assets of $345 billion.
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BUSINESS
March 14, 1989 | From Reuters
James D. Wolfensohn Inc., the investment bank that landed former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul A. Volcker as a consultant when he left the Fed, said Monday that it has joined with another powerful partner, Japan's Fuji Bank, to advise Japanese and U.S. companies on mergers. The new firm, Fuji-Wolfensohn International, will be a joint venture launched with initial investment capital of $55 million, $52.5 million of it from Fuji, the world's second-largest bank with assets of $345 billion.
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BUSINESS
March 3, 1988 | ART PINE, Times Staff Writer
Former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul A. Volcker said Wednesday that he will become chairman and part-owner of James D. Wolfensohn Inc., a small investment banking firm in New York that advises large corporations. He will also serve part-time as a professor of international economic policy at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where he will teach courses and advise graduate students. Volcker's decision to join a small company was unexpected.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1988 | ART PINE, Times Staff Writer
Former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul A. Volcker said Wednesday that he will become chairman and part-owner of James D. Wolfensohn Inc., a small investment banking firm in New York that advises large corporations. He will also serve part-time as a professor of international economic policy at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where he will teach courses and advise graduate students. Volcker's decision to join a small company was unexpected.
BUSINESS
September 30, 1995 | From Bloomberg Business News
Corporate marriages, propelled by high stock prices, ready financing and rising economies, are poised to shatter the record for mergers set last year. Global mergers and acquisitions totaled $564 billion in the first nine months of the year, a 43% increase from a year earlier and just shy of the $575 billion in 1994, the full-year record, according to preliminary information from Securities Data Co., a Newark, N.J., company that tracks mergers.
BUSINESS
April 3, 1995 | From Times Wire Services
Morrison Knudsen Corp. Sunday named as its new chairman former Chrysler Corp. Vice Chairman Robert S. Miller, a financial turnaround expert the company hopes will negotiate loans it needs to avoid insolvency. Miller replaces William Agee, who was ousted from the troubled construction and engineering company in February after forecasting record losses for the fourth quarter and year.
BUSINESS
February 25, 1992 | DONALD WOUTAT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert S. Miller, a leading candidate to succeed Lee A. Iacocca and one of the heroes of Chrysler Corp.'s brush with bankruptcy in 1980, said Monday that he is leaving the car maker to become a Wall Street investment banker. Miller, 50, vice chairman and chief financial officer at Chrysler, was named a senior partner at James D. Wolfensohn Inc., the blue chip firm chaired by former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul A. Volcker. Miller's departure appeared to solidify the position of Robert A.
BUSINESS
May 9, 1991 | From Reuters
Former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul A. Volcker on Wednesday predicted that U.S. taxpayers will be called on to bail out the dwindling fund that insures deposits in the nation's banks. Volcker, testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, said the fund, which pays depositors when banks fail, needs an urgent cash infusion. But he said commercial banks could not afford to pay much more to rebuild the fund than they are already.
BUSINESS
March 14, 1989 | From Reuters
James D. Wolfensohn Inc., the investment bank that landed former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul A. Volcker as a consultant when he left the Fed, said Monday that it has joined with another powerful partner, Japan's Fuji Bank, to advise Japanese and U.S. companies on mergers. The new firm, Fuji-Wolfensohn International, will be a joint venture launched with initial investment capital of $55 million, $52.5 million of it from Fuji, the world's second-largest bank with assets of $345 billion.
BUSINESS
April 12, 1988 | Associated Press
In Hong Kong's cut-throat business world, the highest acknowledgment of success is to be recognized as the taipan --the Big Boss. Later this year, a transplanted New Yorker, 38-year-old Brian M. Powers, will assume the title--the first American to do so--only two years after arriving in Hong Kong as an executive with Jardine Matheson, the venerable trading company whose history is intertwined with that of this British colony. When the Massapequa, N.Y.
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November 27, 2008 | Peter Nicholas, Nicholas is a writer in our Washington bureau.
Amid fresh signs of financial troubles, President-elect Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he was tapping a seasoned figure from past economic struggles to head a new advisory panel dedicated to creating jobs and stabilizing the markets. Obama said that former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul A. Volcker, 81, would head the committee, bringing into his circle of top economic advisors a man credited with curbing the high inflation rates of the late 1970s.
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